Category Archives: Religion

And the winning Passover video is…

Short, sweet, and makes you smile. Chag Sameach, Happy Passover, and have a wonderful Seder.

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Happy Passover

Aish, as usual, has a new Passover video. It’s another Frozen parody.

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Frozen parodies, part one

I like this one the best so far.

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The Useless UN

Once again, the UN Human Wrongs Council is ignoring what’s really wrong with the world and focusing on–you guessed it–Israel. The United Nations Human Rights Council debated five anti-Israel resolutions — including one that calls for a business boycott of … Continue reading

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The PC(USA) anti-Israel hit piece

PC(USA) has long been anti-Israel, but their new study guide–created by the vehemently anti-Israel and anti-Semitic Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center–is nothing but a hit piece against Israel and Zionism. And oh yeah, they’re as bad as Nazis. Lazar Berman … Continue reading

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Wednesday briefs

CVS goes nonsmoking: CVS is going to stop selling cigarettes in October, which will lose them about $2 billion in revenue. The cynic in me says they’re doing it for publicity, but the tiny part of me that is not … Continue reading

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This is why I like the new Pope

He invited a dozen Argentinian rabbis, and made sure they had a nice selection of kosher food. The kashered a Vatican kitchen specifically for the rabbis. For just one day, the kitchen of the Vatican hotel where Pope Francis lives … Continue reading

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Tiger Moron

“Tiger Mom” Amy Chua is successfully trolling for book sales again. Her new thesis is that some “cultures” are just better than others. Because anecdotes. These groups — “cultural,” mind you, never “ethnic” or “racial” or “religious” — all possess, … Continue reading

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Tonight is the first night of Hanukkah

So happy Hanukkah to my Jewish readers, friends, and family. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. It’s also the second night of Hanukkah. And that’s about all the relation is to the two holidays. SO tired of that word that puts the two … Continue reading

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It’s not feminism that’s killing the Jewish Conservative movement

Avi Woolf went on an anti-feminist rant that has nothing to do with Conservative Judaism, but hey–he gets in a lot of cracks about feminists and pretends he knows something about Conservative Judaism while he’s at it. And yet, I … Continue reading

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